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Wednesday, March 01, 2006

TORONTO (Reuters) - AEterna Zentaris Inc. reported a fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday helped by a jump in revenue.

The Quebec-based health company said it earned $936,000, or 2 cents a share for the period ended December 31, compared with a loss of $2 million, or 4 cents a share for the same period a year earlier.

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